A Few Facts About Pope Francis on His 85th Birthday

Along with some inspiring quotes

Pope Francis (Image: The Salt Lake Tribune)

Today is Pope Francis’ 85th birthday. That’s no small milestone, and actually puts him in a league with only 11 other popes over the past 2,000 years who reached that age (the oldest being Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who is 93 now and was 85 when he retired from the papacy). In honor of Francis’ birthday, here are a few…




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